After not receiving a satisfactory score on his standardized test for enlightenment, the Dalai Lama has been forced to resign. He needed to achieve at least a 90% in order to be considered completely enlightened, but he fell short. He only scored a 73% on the test, which indicates that his majesty was only partially enlightened.
“I am quite embarrassed and displeased with my performance today,” he said to reporters after the exam, “I will do my best next year to attempt to regain my enlightenment. It turns out that I spent too much time meditating, and not enough time studying my enlightenment exam handbook. I lost track of what was really important.”
He says it is okay that he has to resign his post, and he was beginning to feel worn out by the hectic lifestyle of a Buddhist monk. He claims that “sitting around doing nothing gets really hard after a while.”
The Dalai Lama thinks that leaving the title behind may be a breath of fresh air for himself, and he cannot wait to join the hustle and bustle of everyday society.… Read the rest